5G Americas to Host 5th Global 5G Event

5G Americas5G Americas has announced the 5th biannual Global 5G Event, to be held in Austin, Texas on May 16 and 17, 2018. 5G New Horizons Wireless Symposium will bring together experts from leading global associations from around the world to discuss the current status and progress of 5G.

5G is now finally on the horizon, however there still remains further discussion and planning for the successful rollout of many new technology, regulatory, business and spectrum concepts. 5G Americas is hosting this global event to get the global 5G community together to help close the gaps which will eventually lead to the successful rollout of 5G.

The 5G New Horizons Wireless Symposium is co-located with both 5G North America and BCE at the Austin Convention Center. Association executives, regulators and policy makers, leading operators and manufacturers representing the five world regions including 5G Americas will provide presentations and panel discussions at the 5th Global 5G Event.

The Global 5G Event series was developed in the interest of efficiency and building global consensus on 5G, and was announced in October 2015 by the following parties of a Memorandum of Understanding: 5G Americas, (Americas), The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) (Japan), 5G Forum (Republic of Korea), IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (China) and The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) (Europe). In May 2017, Brazil (Telebrasil) joined the partners on the Global 5G Event to support multi-lateral collaboration on 5G systems across continents and countries.

The 5G Global Events Series have Consisted of the following events:

1st - Beijing, China, IMT-2020, May 31-June 1, 2016
2nd - Rome, Italy, 5G PPP, November 9-10, 2016
3rd - Tokyo, Japan, 5G MF, May 24-25, 2017 
4th - Seoul, Korea, 5G Forum, November 22-23, 2017 
5th - Austin, USA, 5G Americas, May 16-17, 2018

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